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The lion is the second-largest member of the cat family, growing to a height of about 4 feet, a length of 5 to 8 feet and a weight of between 330 and 500 pounds. Female lions are generally smaller, but do most of the hun... More »

Fun facts about lions include that they are the second largest cat species, they live in a pride and lionesses are the best hunters. Lions live for about 12 years and they can run up to 50 mph. Lions have loud roars that... More »

Although cheetahs are one of the smallest species of the big cats, they are the fastest mammals on land with bodies that evolved for speed. However, the cheetah is also the most endangered of the cats due to habitat loss... More »

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The tiger is the largest member of the cat family, growing as long as 11 feet and weighing as much as 660 pounds. Most tigers have thick, reddish coats with black, brown or gray stripes. The stripe patterns are unique to... More »

Adult male lions average between 330 and 500 pounds, although most weigh around 410 pounds. The African lion is second only to the tiger in size among cats. The body length of a male African lion can reach more than 8 fe... More »

Bengal tigers are among the largest members of the cat family, weighing between 240 and 500 pounds. They are native to India. Bengal tigers are the most common tiger in the world, but they are critically endangered, as a... More »

Fun facts about lions include that they are the second largest cat species, they live in a pride and lionesses are the best hunters. Lions live for about 12 years and they can run up to 50 mph. Lions have loud roars that... More »